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Seasonal Celebrities: Spring Plants for Your North Carolina Garden

Spring flowers in the garden
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Saturday, May 01, 2021
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10:00 am - 11:00 am
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In this online presentation by Jan Little, director of education and public programs at Duke Gardens, we will discuss a group of landscape plants that add beauty, texture, color and flowers to your garden. The program begins with a general horticulture discussion and then introduces a selection of trees, shrubs and perennials, noting their native region, culture, care, design attributes and history with people. Topics for this week include ornamental onions (Allium species), Japanese painted fern (Athyrium niponicum var. pictum), false indigo (Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight' / Baptisia 'Purple Smoke' / Baptisia australis), slender deutzia (Deutzia gracilis), Carolina silverbell (Halesia caroliniana), coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens), and Japanese snowbell (Styrax japonicus).

Saturday, May 1, 10-11 a.m. Please join us for one or all Seasonal Celebrities sessions each week through June 12. Register for additional sessions separately. Each session is $8 with a 20% discount for Gardens members and supporters with your discount code. Registration at Duke Gardens, Duke University, Durham. 919-668-1707,

Contact: Registrar